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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Paget, Sir James 1814-1899. British surgeon and pathologist who discovered (1834) the cause of trichinosis, described (1874) Paget's disease of the breast, and identified (1877) osteitis deformans.

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  • n. English pathologist who discovered the cause of trichinosis (1814-1899)

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  • And also recently, I developed a thing called Paget's disease; it's a bone type of thing.

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  • This condition is now called Paget's disease of the breast; it is actually a superficial, slow growing, non-invasive adenocarcinoma of the skin.

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  • Much of what he says of the actual charge of the Light Brigade, for example, may be verified by comparison with the accounts of those who survived the action, such as Paget, Trooper Farquharson, Captain Morgan, Cardigan, and others.

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  • 'Paget's sticking to his story as hard as the press are sticking to theirs.'

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  • One type of breast cancer, called Paget’s disease, can cause a change in the nipple’s appearance so that it looks scaly, like eczema.

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  • (TSX-V: PGS) ( "Paget") to jointly explore the Nechako Basin area of central British Columbia.

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  • VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- 02/03/10 -- Paget Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE: PGS) ( "Paget" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has completed a non-brokered private placement of 4,470,330 common shares ( "Shares") at $0.20 per Share and

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  • Sir Henry Paget, with his mansion-house without Temple bar, called Paget-place, and lately Exeter-place} and appoints him his sole executor.

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  • PGS) ( "Paget" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has completed a non-brokered private placement of 4,470,330 common shares ( "Shares") at $0.20 per Share and 2,974,400 flow through shares ( "FT Shares") at $0.25 per FT Share to raise a total of $1,637,666.

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